The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 78 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing WordPress 14 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.87% 0.50% 0.070%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.93% 3.42% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £238 £243
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.76%
WordPress
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
284 234 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.68% 14.65% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 136 107
Average daily rate £350 £205 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -36.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £110 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.38 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.56% -6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.27 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £122.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +14 9 £210 -16.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 3 £200 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £315 - 3
Derbyshire - 1 £175 - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress.

1 21 (80.77%) HTML
1 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
1 21 (80.77%) CSS
2 18 (69.23%) jQuery
3 16 (61.54%) PHP
4 15 (57.69%) HTML5
5 13 (50.00%) MySQL
5 13 (50.00%) Drupal
6 12 (46.15%) Adobe
7 11 (42.31%) LAMP
7 11 (42.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
9 9 (34.62%) Photoshop
9 9 (34.62%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (30.77%) CSS3
11 7 (26.92%) Ajax
12 6 (23.08%) Web Development
12 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 6 (23.08%) SEO
12 6 (23.08%) Content Management
12 6 (23.08%) XML
12 6 (23.08%) Linux
13 5 (19.23%) CMS
13 5 (19.23%) MVC
13 5 (19.23%) Magento
13 5 (19.23%) User Experience
13 5 (19.23%) Zend
14 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (15.38%) Subversion
15 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (50.00%) Drupal
2 5 (19.23%) CMS
3 3 (11.54%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (34.62%) Photoshop
2 9 (34.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (7.69%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) PHP Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (23.08%) PHP Web Developer
4 6 (23.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (19.23%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Magento Developer
8 2 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Designer
8 2 (7.69%) Web Designer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (3.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) HTML
1 21 (80.77%) CSS
2 18 (69.23%) jQuery
3 15 (57.69%) HTML5
4 11 (42.31%) LAMP
5 8 (30.77%) CSS3
6 7 (26.92%) Ajax
7 6 (23.08%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (11.54%) XHTML
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 2 (7.69%) XSLT
10 2 (7.69%) JSON
10 2 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (3.85%) Sass
11 1 (3.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) SEO
2 6 (23.08%) Content Management
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
3 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Pay per click
5 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 16 (61.54%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) PHP5
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Adobe
2 5 (19.23%) Zend
3 3 (11.54%) Twitter